John F. Nash, Jr.

John F. Nash, Jr. was killed in a car accident on May 24, 2015. A Fellow of the Society, he shared the 1994 Nobel Prize with John Harsanyi and Reinhard Selten for their pioneering analysis of game theory. He also shared the 2015 Abel Prize with Louis Nirenberg for his contributions in the field of partial differential equations.

Econometrica published two of his foundational papers:

The Bargaining Problem. John F. Nash, Jr. Econometrica, Volume 18, Issue 2 ( Apr, 1950), 155-162

Two-Person Cooperative Games. John Nash. Econometrica, Volume 21, Issue 1 (Jan., 1953), 128-140.

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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